Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Admission Test 2018
|Announcement : Candidates who are desirous to join B.Tech Programs in IIST must appear for the Joint Entrance Examination - JEE Main 2018 conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi to qualify themselves to appear for Joint Entrance Examination - JEE Advanced 2018 conducted by IITs and secure the minimum prescribed category-wise marks in JEE Advanced 2018|
The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology ( IIST ), a Deemed to be University and an autonomous body under Department of Space ( DOS ), was formed in 2007 and is functioning from the 100 acre campus at Valiamala The Institute now offers undergraduate BTech Programs in Aerospace Engineering, Avionics, and Physical Sciences.
ISAT Entrance Exam 2018
IIST announces admission to the following undergraduate and dual – degree programs for the academic year 2018 – 2019, to eligible Indian citizens .
Candidates who are desirous to join B.Tech Programs in IIST must appear for the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2018 conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ), New Delhi to qualify themselves to appear for Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2018 conducted by IITs and secure the minimum prescribed category-wise marks in JEE Advanced 2018 as given below :
- General Candidates ( GEN ) : At least 20% ( i.e.73 marks out of 366 ) marks in aggregate and at least 5% ( i.e. 6 marks out of 122 ) marks in each of the three subjects ( Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics ).
- Other Backward Community – Non Creamy Layer ( OBC-NCL ) Candidates: At least 18% ( i.e. 65 marks out of 366 ) marks in aggregate and at least 4.5% ( i.e. 5 marks out of 122 ) marks in each of the three subjects ( Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics )
- Scheduled Caste ( SC ), Scheduled Tribe ( ST ) & Persons with Disabilities ( PD ) Candidates : At least 10% ( i.e.36 marks out of 366 ) marks in aggregate and at least 2.5% ( i.e. 3 marks out of 122 ) marks in each of the three subjects ( Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics ).
More details may be viewed at JEE Main 2018
More details may be viewed at JEE Advanced 2018
IIST 2018 BTech Programs
IIST offers Bachelor of Technology B.Tech. Programs in three branches, namely
Undergraduate Programmes :
|Sl.No||Programs||No. of. Seats||Duration|
|1.||B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering||60||4 years|
|2.||B.Tech. in Avionics||60||4 years|
|3.||Dual Degree ( B.Tech. and M.S. / M.Tech. )*||20||5 years|
*In the Dual Degree programme introduced this year, students receive on successful completion of the 5-year ( 10 semesters ) programme, a B.Tech. degree in Engineering Physics and a M.S. / M.Tech. degree in one of the following four streams.
- M.S. in Astronomy and Astrophysics
- M.S. in Solid State Physics
- M.Tech. in Earth System Science
- M.Tech. in Optical Engineering
There is no option to exit the program with a B.Tech degree. The students will give their preference for the M.S. / M.Tech. specializations at the end of sixth semester. They will pursue one of the four specializations based on their academic performance ( C.G.P.A ) up to the sixth semester.
IIST ISAT 2018 Reservation of Seats
As per the reservation policy of Government of India applicable to Central Educational Institutions ( CEI ), candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria.
These categories and the corresponding percentage of reservation are as given below :
Categories included are :
- Scheduled Castes ( SC ) : 15%
- Scheduled Tribes ( ST ) : 7.5%
- Other Backward Classes ( OBC ) belonging to Non – Creamy Layer ( NCL ) : 27%
- Persons with Disabilities ( PD ) : 3% ( Horizontal Reservation )
Benefit of reservation under SC / ST / OBC shall be given only to those castes / tribes which are recognized by the Government of India and are included in the respective central list published by the Department of Personnel and Training.
(i) SC / ST Candidates :
Candidates belonging to SC / ST categories will be required to produce the original Scheduled caste / tribe certificate issued by a competent authority in the prescribed format. Certificates in any other format will not be accepted. The documents ( in original ), must be produced at the time of Counselling, failing which their candidature will not be considered for admission. Seats remaining vacant in SC / ST categories shall be left vacant and shall NOT be filled b y candidates belonging to any other category.
(ii) OBC – NCL Candidates :
For the purpose of admission to seats under OBC – NCL category, a candidate will be considered as OBC-NCL only if he / she belongs to a caste mentioned in the Central list of OBCs and satisfies the condition of non-creamy layer as defined by the Government of India. In case any of the reserved seats in this category are not filled for want of sufficient candidates meeting the qualifying standards set by the Institute, such seats can be allotted to General candidates.
The OBC – NCL candidates seeking the benefits of reservation will be required to produce the original caste certificate issued after 1st June, 2016 by a competent authority in the prescribed format. Certificates in any other format will not be accepted. The certificate must be produced at the time of Counselling, failing which they will NOT be considered for admission in the OBC – NCL reserved category.
(iii) PD Candidates :
3% seats are reserved for PD candidates. The benefit of reservation would be given only to those who have at least 40% physical impairment and required to produce original certificates issued by a district medical board / competent authority at the time of counselling.